Live Debate on the Ethics of Oil TONIGHT @ The Rio

  This looks like it's going to be really entertaining. Kudos to the Rio for hosting a free, live debate on such pressing sociopolitical/environmental issues; here's hoping we see more of this kind of thing in the future. If my chest weren't imploding into my windpipe, I'd definitely be going to...
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OLYMPICS The Olympic Village developer goes into receivership CLOSING DOOR The Aboriginal Front Door Society, a unique organisation that assists aboriginal homeless people is coming to the end of its city grant LESS THAN ZERO Roomates try living for a year without buying anything new or packaged. 15% SOLUTION It...
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Vancouverite of the Day: Clyde Hertzman

Clyde Hertzman is Canada's health researcher of the year. "“In my politically formative years, I became an egalitarian,” he said. “I learned that societies that can deliver more equality to all citizens are healthier societies. That, to me, became a very attractive fact and one that has kept me interested...
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FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD Food bank use up nine per cent over last year BITS AND POLICES Top Mountie responsible for uniting disparate RCMP detachments likes the patchworked system SOMEONE'S LEARNING ABOUT VIDEO Here's a video of the Vancouver Police handing out blankets to homeless people that they made GEORGIA ON HIS...
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Recommended Viewing: Al Jazeera's "Heartland" (2010)

 The latest installment in Al Jazeera's series of award-winning Witness documentaries takes viewers into the American Heartland for an eye-opening look into the catastrophic legacy of Manifest Destiny.With "Homeland", journalists Jilann Spitzmiller and Hank Rogerson paint a desolate picture of life on South Dakota's isolated Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.We are...
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Growing Up In Crisis: Report reveals aboriginal youth still most vulnerable in B.C.

Despite being the province with the poorest children in Canada, the future is looking a little brighter for the youth of British Columbia. According to a new report from the provincial representative for children and youth and the provincial health officer, teen pregnancy rates are down, youth suicide rates have declined, and nearly 80 per cent of...
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Amnesty International Film Festival

This issue is currently being sold on the streets of Vancouver. Please support our homeless and low-income vendors and buy a copy from them. Housing Debate  Bill calls for national housing plan  Sandy Cameron Community's conscience is remembered Catching that Butterffly David Suzuki on why he's a Monarchist On the...
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NO MORE Innocent man who was beaten up by police will not appeal their police-investigated exoneration as he has lost faith in the system JAILHOUSE ROCK Provincial government should be ashamed by the number of in-custody deaths LOCK & KEY An innovative programme to safely store the belongings of homeless people gets...
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In the Heart of the City

Heart of the City Festival shows brighter side of community Growing PainsAboriginal youth are province's most vulnerable City SlickersDavid Suzuki on how cities hold the key to our future Vendor ProfileSuzanne Kilroy is your Indian Princess A Bug's LifeDealing with bedbugs PassingRemembering Megaphone vendor Joe Fook  
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NO SEX IN THE CITY Sex therapist in Nelson is upset with ICBC for refusing to issue SEXSFUN license plates REMEMBER Park Board approves plan for Missing Women memorial at Crab Park PHOTO Photographer Claire Martin documents the lives of several people in the Downtown Eastside DEVELOPMENT Campaigner believes that...
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